Medicare card details of every Australian currently up for sale on the dark web

By Tim Biggs and Fergus Hunter
Updated July 4 2017 - 1:43pm, first published 1:42pm
An apparent security hole in the health system is being exploited.
An apparent security hole in the health system is being exploited.

A confronting report shows that a vendor on the dark web can pull up the full Medicare card details of any Australian on request — and is selling them for around $30 each — indicating a security hole somewhere in the health system.

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